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There are three things we seniors need to get through a cold winter: flashlights, insulated mittens and space blankets.
SMITHVILLE — As the Smithville School District makes strides toward budget recovery after a shortfall of about $1 million, Wayne Krueger, assistant superintendent for support services, said the near future looks bright for asking voters for a possible no-tax-increase bond issue for $13 million.
LIBERTY — The 10th Annual Liberty Giving Thanks 5K will be held at 9 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28.
The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced the unemployment rate in Missouri remained low and unchanged during the month of October.
Friday, Nov. 15
Crossroads Community Church of Kearney
Friday, Nov. 15
Friday, Nov. 15
Aaron Eckhardt (“Erin Brockovitch,” “The Dark Knight,” “Rabbit Hole”) and Ben McKenzie (“Gotham,” “Southland,” “The O.C.”) — what happened to you, or at least to your careers?
SMITHVILLE — Beginning in the spring of 2020, Smithville will construct a trail connecting the city's downtown to Smithville Lake.
In time for the opening of firearms fall deer season this weekend, Missouri Department of Conservation is offering free, voluntary Chronic wasting disease sampling and testing of deer harvested anywhere in Missouri throughout the season at MDC regional offices during regular business hours a…
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ST. PETERS — The past three seasons the Liberty boys swim and dive team finished inside the top 10 at the state meet. Now it's four straight.
The Missouri state softball and volleyball coaches associations released their annual all-state teams, and area athletes were represented on the lists.
ST. PETERS — The Smithville boys swim team continued its climb up the state ladder in its first seasons as a program.
LIBERTY — Greg Jones didn’t have much to say to his team after a gut-wrenching loss.
LIBERTY — Liberty golfer Abby Howard has announced her intentions to play at the Division II level.
LIBERTY — Rylie May will continue her soccer career in Liberty.
As November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month, Humane Society of Missouri encourages potential animal adopters to consider an older, possibly overlooked animal to add to the family.
KEARNEY — Like Dr. Frankenstein proudly standing next to his creation, Keith Carey stood next his road-ready and head-turning creation, a red limousine carefully crafted from two older model Ford Festivas. For Carey, who lives in rural Kearney, his Frankensteined limo is the result of two pa…
If the impeachment effort isn't taking the nation by storm, the Democrats have an answer — blame it on Latin. The use of a Latin term, quid pro quo, is now thought to be a damper on the impeachment cause because it sounds complex and technical.
It's not fair to call Michael Bloomberg just a superrich dilettante. He is, after all, a former mayor of New York City, so he does have some experience as a political officeholder. It is fair to describe Bloomberg as a superrich guy who obviously was looking for something to do, so he decided, "I think I'll dabble in presidential politics."
Missouri is the 16th most economically free state in the union according to the just released 2019 edition of "Economic Freedom of North America." The report is published by Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think tank. New Hampshire ranked as the most eco…
Fall is here and this means the beginning of deer season. We will need to be on the lookout for deer on the road for the next several weeks, especially around dawn and dusk.